Religion Unplugged

Abortion bombshell

After Supreme Court leak, panel explores the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade.

By Bobby Ross Jr. | Religion Unplugged

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News that the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority might overturn Roe v. Wade is not overly shocking. We’ve known that for months.

But the timing — and manner — of this week’s leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft majority opinion that would strike down the landmark 1973 decision, which legalized abortion nationwide? That counts as a bombshell.

To discuss the big scoop by Politico’s Josh Gerstein and Alexander Ward, convened a panel of top religion journalists who have written extensively about the abortion debate.

Watch the full discussion.

Read the full column.

This column appears in the online magazine Religion Unplugged.

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